Motorola Moto X press render leaks

Motorola Moto X press render leaks
For those of you waiting for the Motorola Moto X, here is a nice way to start the weekend. A press render of the eagerly awaited handset was leaked and shows that the phone is ready for its expected August 1st introduction. As we told you previously, this is not a Times Square scream it from the sky type of announcement. Motorola will hold five separate sessions with the press and the embargo will expire at 3pm EDT. We will be at one of the sessions and as soon as we can, we will pass along to you the big news.

The different approach to the unveiling suggests how Google and Motorola wants this phone to be seen by the public. It is not a model for the power user who has to have the fastest processor or the phone that scored the highest on the AnTuTu benchmark site. We all know someone like that. If that is what you're after, we should see some nice top-shelf specs coming from the new Motorola DROID Ultra models that are expected to be introduced as soon as Tuesday by Verizon.

The appeal of the Motorola Moto X is to the person who wants to put together a phone (from the outside) that he can call his own with a combination of colors to choose from for the back cover and trim of the device. There could be more than 20 colors to choose from, which could allow for a fairly large number of different color combinations. Remember, the customized version of the phone will be available online only. 

For many of you, August 1st can't come soon enough. Until then, feel free to stare at the picture below.

source: TheUnLockr via Engadget

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Moto X
  • Display 4.7 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 10 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB,
  • Battery 2200 mAh
  • OS Android 5.1 Lollipop



54. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

The design looks nice but not a fan of the specs or moto in general.

52. enderw33

Posts: 12; Member since: Jul 05, 2013

Onscreen buttons?

49. cornerofthemoon

Posts: 620; Member since: Apr 20, 2010

It looks okay. There doesn't appear to be anything special or distinctive about it. Perhaps the multi color option would help.

48. google-apple

Posts: 34; Member since: Jul 19, 2013

A nice hybrid of Samsung Galaxy phones & Moto Defy phones... Ain't it???

47. Dro

Posts: 27; Member since: Dec 23, 2009

Between the Motorola Moto X, HTC One Mini, Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini & the alleged iPhone lite models, I think the Moto X would compete well if in fact it's able to remain cheaper and it just might while offering users to make the phone more personal to them. With 500mil allotted for marketing this phone, it's gonna be an interesting summer. The screen size is just perfect and with those small bezels, It might end up being even smaller than the competition I mentioned above while having a larger screen than those.

43. pinball00

Posts: 22; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

4.5 inches not interested just another average device =fail

41. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

Whats the difference between the motorala X customization and a ROM built around maximum customization?

46. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

hardware customization and software customization. with this you get the best of both worlds. ;]

40. scott5626

Posts: 49; Member since: Sep 01, 2009

Looks plasticy as a Samsung (which I don't mind) but why would I choose this over the Htc One?

42. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

1. Price 2. Vanilla Android 3. Better camera

45. papss unregistered

1.) price.... I agree this will be cheaper and it should be considering the package. 2.) I prefer sense over stock to be honest.. Stock is even more generic looking than it needs to be. 3.) how do you know this? I've yet to see them compared.

38. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

if the updates really are handled by Google (or at least a promise by Moto that they'll give the finger in the middle to the carriers and update on their own schedule) and the price is below $400 then i'll probably be getting this. oh and the battery is another factor too.

37. JojoGo101

Posts: 211; Member since: Dec 17, 2012

Woah, I love how the software buttons are semi-transparent!

31. TechEnthu

Posts: 19; Member since: May 08, 2013

Looks SEXY!!!!

30. Genersis

Posts: 219; Member since: May 29, 2013

Now I just hope that the display is non-pentile and by some miracle is less than 66mm wide.

27. gutzumerken

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 20, 2013

a little hint: if you import the press image in a graphics editor like and measure its dimensions, you get Screen: 3,7 inches, 3,5 inches without software buttons seems like the pictures shows its real dimension. Height: ~4 inches widht: ~2 inches

33. Genersis

Posts: 219; Member since: May 29, 2013

I got 2.55421053 inches for width.(haven't done height) It has a 4.7 inch display, at a 9:16 ratio screen, which is 58.42mm wide, the screen measures 190 pixels across, while the entire phone is 211 pixels across. 58.42mm/190pixels=0.3074736842105263mm per pixelX211 pixels=64.87694736842105= 2.55421053 in inches. Still doesn't sound like the right dimensions to me mind you, maybe the picture isn't accurate, or maybe I'm just working it out completely wrong. :P

34. gutzumerken

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 20, 2013

sry, it was me who is completely wrong! ignore my post pls

35. alila2

Posts: 171; Member since: Nov 01, 2011

this video will give you a better idea about the length and width of the screen and phone in general , if you pause it at 1:24 it will be side by side with the iphone 5 , plus,the video also have english transcript.

22. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Looks sleek sexy design. Can't August 1st get here soon enough.

20. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

The back looks really sexy

19. Zeus.k unregistered

Looks nice. Following the design language of GneX and nexus4. But I would skip this to get next neXus. I really hope moto makes a come back to the international markets. With Google leading the way this could be a huge hit in emerging markets like India if priced and marketed right. This can be the return of the moto with an X factor.

44. papss unregistered

I was thinking the same thing. It's not hard to see where the design came from.

17. ashwin.arena

Posts: 4; Member since: Jul 20, 2013

Hello Moto: -please come to India-

15. google-apple

Posts: 34; Member since: Jul 19, 2013

Release in India n I'll be the first one buyin' it... :)

14. ilia1986 unregistered

I don't see anything revolutionary. Do you?

13. mahekm

Posts: 7; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

Plz.. Moto don't forget to release in INDIA

12. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

this is cool moto!!! its doesnt look nexus phone on front, the back is laso something new (unlike HTC One copy of xperia P) thanks to the top corner thing.

10. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

It looks nice, but the problem is that some countries don't have Motorola anymore, including mine. So, I hope Motorola will return since they're calling themselves the "New Moto".

9. looniaz

Posts: 5; Member since: Jul 19, 2013

(Price + performance + pocketable size) > any flagship Can't wait to see the full review :)

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